Photo of the Week: Vintage Base Ball at Edward Hines Park

Striker (batter) ready to hit the ball

A quick swing of the bat sent the ball sailing into left field. The runner at second base took off at the crack of the bat.

A high fly ball, would it be caught? Continue reading Photo of the Week: Vintage Base Ball at Edward Hines Park

7 Tips for Dealing with Annoying Colleagues at Work [Video]

Professor Gretchen Spreitzer

Several years ago I worked on a team with a prima donna team member. You probably know the type of annoying colleague.

It didn’t matter the years of experience you had, or the knowledge you brought to the team, the prima donna always knew the way to do things.

Their way. And no other way. Continue reading 7 Tips for Dealing with Annoying Colleagues at Work [Video]

Weekly Roundup of Web Design and Development Resources: May 22, 2015

Great Blue Heron standing in pond at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge

In this week’s roundup of web design and development resources, you’ll discover six reasons you should invest in user research, learn how Global Accessibility Awareness Day started, find out how to use CSS counters, and more.

Each Friday I publish a post with my favorite resources for user experience, accessibility, WordPress, CSS, and HTML I’ve read in the past week. Continue reading Weekly Roundup of Web Design and Development Resources: May 22, 2015

Make Your Websites and Web Applications Accessible to Everyone [Video]

Users have different needs

Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a day to raise awareness of digital accessibility and how to make the web more accessible and usable for everyone.

To celebrate GAAD, public in-person events and online webinars will be held all over the world to help web professionals learn how to make inclusive websites and web applications. Continue reading Make Your Websites and Web Applications Accessible to Everyone [Video]

Free WordPress Essential Training Course from Lynda.com Until June 18

WordPress Essential Training with Morten Rand-Hendricksen

How nice! To celebrate the 100,000 view of the WordPress Essential Training course at Lynda.com, the course is open for free to everyone through June 18, 2015.

Originally created in 2010 by Morten Rand-Hendriksen, the course has been updated multiple times to reflect the changes and increased functionality in WordPress as new versions are released. Continue reading Free WordPress Essential Training Course from Lynda.com Until June 18